The Perinatal Cardiology Handbook

1st Edition

Mobile Medicine Series


  • Rima Bader
  • Lisa Hornberger
  • James Huhta
  • Key Features

    • A user-friendly bulleted format makes critical information easy to digest.
    • The latest clinical information on advanced imaging techniques and fetal therapy helps you provide effective, state-of-the-art care.
    • Extensive case-oriented discussions help you identify and treat specific fetal anomalies.
    • Full-color Doppler images highlight areas of importance, making cardiac disease easier to detect.
    • Helpful appendices provide quick guidance on normal echo measurements and Doppler venous flow values.

    Table of Contents

    PART I: Introduction and Basics

    1. Fetal Circulation

    2. Who Should Have a Fetal Heart Scan?

    3. Suggested Views for Fetal Heart Imaging

    4. First Trimester Fetal Echocardiography

    PART II: Problem-Based Approach to Congenital Heart Defects: Clinical Cases

    Section I: Septal Defect

    5. Ventricular Septal Defect

    6. Atrioventricular Septal Defect

    Section II: Right Heart Abnormality

    7. Tetralogy of Fallot

    8. Tetralogy of Fallot with Pulmonary Atresia

    9. Tetralogy of Fallot with Absent Pulmonary Valve Syndrome

    10. Pulmonary Atresia and Intact Ventricular Septum

    11. Ebstein Anomaly

    12. Tricuspid Atresia

    13. Double Outlet Right Ventricle

    Section III: Left Heart Abnormality

    14. Coarctation of the Aorta

    15. Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

    16. Aortic Stenosis

    Section IV: Abnormalities in the Arterial Trunk

    17. Common Arterial Trunk

    18. Transposition of Great Arteries

    Section V: Chapter 19 Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Drainage

    Section VI: Heterotaxy Syndromes

    20. Left atrial isomerism( LAI)

    21. Right atrial isomerism (RAI)

    Section VII: Fetal Arrhythmia

    22. Supraventricular tachycardia

    23. Congenital complete heart block

    Section VIII: Chapter 24 Cardiac Tumors

    Section IX: Chapter 25 Pericardial Effusion

    Section X: Chapter 26 Cardiomyopathy

    Section XI: Chapter 27 Twin Twin Transfusion Syndrome

    PART III: Current Trends in Perinatal Cardiology

    Section I: Advanced Cardiac Imaging

    28. Three-Dimensional Echocardiography

    29. Tiss


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